December 2017 Events in and around New Bern

1st – Dec 24th: Beary Merry Christmas throughout Downtown New Bern. Visit BearyMerryChristmas.com for detailed event information.

7th: Pearl Harbor Remembrance Ceremony, 11:00am at the North Carolina History Center. Call 252-639-3500.

7th: Job Readiness Information Session and Resource Fair, 10:00am – 2:00pm at Craven Community College’s Havelock Campus. Call 252-638-7224.

7th: Jingle Bell Trot, 6:00pm – 8:00pm at 3712 Canterbury Rd. Presented by AH Bangert Elementary School. Call 252-514-6415.

7th: Cool Jazz with David Robinson, 7:00pm at The City Laundry. Call 252-876-7007.

8th: ArtWalk throughout Downtown New Bern, 5:00pm – 8:00pm, presented by the Craven Arts Council at the Bank of the Arts. 252-638-2577.

8th: ARTcrawl presented by the Greater Good Gallery, 5:00pm – 8:00pm at the Isaac Taylor House and Gardens, and numerous locations in Downtown New Bern.

8th: Uncorked – A Wine Tasting, 5:00pm at Nautical Wheelers of New Bern. Call 252-514-2553.

8th: Holiday Ornament Party, 6:00pm – 8:00pm at Hour Special Place. Call 252-631-5028.

8th: 2017 Christmas Gala “Evening in Paris”, 6:30pm – 1:00am at the New Bern Riverfront Convention Center. Presented by the Home Builders Association of Craven and Pamlico Counties. Call 252-636-3707.

8th: Dayton Vesper Piano Concert, 7:00pm at the Bank of the Arts. 252-638-2577.

8th: Caffeinated Soul Boogie Live, 7:00pm at the Trent River Coffee Company. Call 252-531-6078.

8th – 9th: The Miscreants’ Christmas, A Holiday Who-Dunnit, 7:00pm at The City Laundry. Call 252-876-7007.

8th – 10th: A Christmas Carol., Fri – Sat: 8:00pm; Sun: 3:00pm at the Masonic Theatre. Presented by RiverTowne Players. Call 252-633-3318.

9th: Pancakes for PIE, 7:00am – 10:00am at Morgan’s Tavern and Grill. Presented by Craven County Partners in Education. Call 252-514-6321.

9th: New Bern Farmers Market, 8:00am – 2:00pm at 421 S. Front St. Call 252-633-0043.

9th: Craven Smart Start’s Holiday Hustle, 8:15am at Union Point Park. Call 252-902-9712.

9th: Holiday Pottery Sale and Brunch, 10:00am – 3:00pm at the New Bern Arts and Wellness Center. Call 252-497-8928.

9th: 19th Annual “The Holly and The Ivy” Holiday Homes Tour, 10:30am – 3:30pm in Historic Downtown New Bern. Presented by the New Bern Woman’s Club. Tickets call 252-638-2577.

9th: Candlelight Christmas Celebration (Night One), 4:30pm – 9:30pm at Tryon Palace’s, historic grounds, Commission House, Stanly House, and Dixon House. Call 800-767-1560.

10th: Sledding Shopping Sunday, 1:00pm – 4:00pm on Craven St.

10th: In Love and Remembrance this Holiday Season, 4:00pm – 6:00pm at Cotten Funeral Home and Crematory. Call 252-637-3181.

11th: Holiday Décor Behind the Scenes, 9:30am, tour begins at Tryon Palace’s Gates. Call 252-639-3500.

11th: Craven Messiah Chorus presents George Frideric Handel’s Messiah, open rehearsal: 3:00pm; performance: 7:30pm at Centenary United Methodist Church. Call 252-637-3270.

12th: Behind the Scenes: Conservation Lab, 2:00pm at Tryon Palace’s Waystation. Call 252-639-3500.

13th: North Carolina Symphony “Holiday Pops”, 7:00pm at the New Bern Riverfront Convention Center. Call 919-733-2750.

14th: Girls Night Out Holiday Social, 5:30pm – 8:30pm at The Brown Pelican. Presented by New Bern Housewives in the City. Call 919-349-4455.

14th: Beer and Cookie Pairing, 6:00pm – 7:30pm at Beer Army Burger Company. Call 252-288-5814.

14th: Vintage Thursday with Alisa Mike, 6:30pm at The City Laundry. Call 252-876-7007.

14th: Christmas and Classics, A Concert by Pianist Sharyn Edwards, 7:00pm at the North Carolina History Center. Call 252-639-3500.

15th: Lunch and Learn: Holiday Traditions, 12:00pm at the North Carolina History Center. Call 252-639-3500.

15th: Savoureux – Meet the Artist, 5:00pm – 8:00pm at The Sanctuary Gallery. Call 252-571-8562.

15th: 2nd Marine Aircraft Band Christmas Concert, 6:00pm – 9:00pm at the MCAS Cherry Point Two Rivers Theatre and Event Center. Call 252-466-2330.

15th: Holiday Wine Tasting, 6:30pm – 8:30pm at Cravin’ Wine. Call 252-514-2675.

15th: Arson Daily returns to New Bern for Hurricane Relief Concert, 7:00pm at The City Laundry. Call 252-876-7007.

15th – 16th: Home and Holiday Gift Show, Fri: 12:00pm – 6:00pm; Sat: 9:00am – 4:00pm at the New Bern Riverfront Convention Center. Call 970-590-0383.

15th – 16th: A Christmas Carol., 8:00pm at the Masonic Theatre. Presented by RiverTowne Players. Call 252-633-3318.

16th: New Bern Farmers Market, 8:00am – 2:00pm at 421 S. Front St. Call 252-633-0043.

16th: Santa Paws Pet Parade, 8:45am assemble on the corner of Craven and S. Front St.

16th: Wreaths across America Dedication Ceremony, 12:00pm at the New Bern National Cemetery.

16th: 19th Annual Cookie Walk, 10:00am – 1:00pm at 311 Middle St. Presented by Christ Episcopal Church. Call 252-633-2109.

16th: Havelock Christmas Parade, 10:00am. Call 252-444-6400.

16th: Christmas Extravaganza, 12:00pm – 5:00pm at Rhems United Methodist Church. Call 252-638-2248.

16th: Candlelight Christmas Celebration (Night Two), 4:30pm – 9:30pm at Tryon Palace’s, historic grounds, Commission House, Stanly House, and Dixon House. Call 800-767-1560.

16th: New Bern Santacon, 6:00pm – 2:00am at 300 Pollock St.

16th: Santaland Diaries and Santa Responds, 8:00pm at The City Laundry. Call 252-876-7007.

18th: Holiday Décor Behind the Scenes, 9:30am, tour begins at Tryon Palace’s Gates. Call 252-639-3500.

19th: Behind the Scenes: Museum Technology, 2:00pm at Tryon Palace’s Waystation. Call 252-639-3500.

21st: “Around the World in 80 Carols” with Simon Spalding, 7:00pm at the Trent River Coffee Company. Call 252-514-2030.

22nd: Santaland Diaries and Santa Responds, 8:00pm at The City Laundry. Call 252-876-7007.

23rd: New Bern Farmers Market, 8:00am – 2:00pm at 421 S. Front St. Call 252-633-0043.

28th: Vintage Thursday with Alisa Mike, 6:30pm at The City Laundry. Call 252-876-7007.

30th: New Bern Farmers Market, 8:00am – 2:00pm at 421 S. Front St. Call 252-633-0043.

30th: A Limited Engagement New Year, 8:00pm – 11:00pm at Circa 1810 Bar at the Harvey Mansion. Call 252-635-3232.

31st: Madame Z’s New Year’s Eve Burlesque, 8:00pm at The City Laundry. Call 252-876-7007.

31st: Glow Year’s Eve, 8:00pm – 1:00am at the DoubleTree by Hilton New Bern – Riverfront. Call 252-638-3585.

31st: New Year’s Eve with the Zen Pirates, 9:00pm – 1:00am at the Taberna Country Club. Call 304-516-9193.